William Hoffman, MD

Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. William Hoffman, chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, is a specialist in pediatric plastic surgery. His area of expertise includes the treatment of children with congenital and acquired deformities, such as cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis and other craniofacial syndromes, hemangioma and vascular anomalies, and giant nevi. His research interests include fetal cleft repairs, gene expression in hemangioma and outcomes of specific procedures for cleft palate.

Hoffman is a graduate of Yale University and earned a medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He trained in general surgery and plastic surgery at the University of California, San Francisco and completed a fellowship in craniofacial surgery at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at New York University. Hoffman is a professor of clinical surgery at UCSF.

Clinics

Birthmarks & Vascular Anomalies Center
1701 Divisadero St.
San Francisco, CA 94115
Appointments: (415) 353–7823
Clinic: (415) 353–7800
Fax: (415) 353–7478

Hours: First Friday of the month, 8 a.m. – noon

Plastic and Reconstructive (Cosmetic) Surgery
350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 509
San Francisco, CA 94143-0932
Phone: (415) 353-3526
Fax: (415) 353-4330

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Plastic and Reconstructive (Non-Cosmetic) Surgery
350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 509
San Francisco, CA 94143-0932
Phone: (415) 353-3526
Fax: (415) 353-4330

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Professor

More about William Hoffman

Education

University of Rochester School of Medicine 1977

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center, General Surgery 1983
UCSF Medical Center, Plastic Surgery 1985

Fellowships

Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University, Craniofacial Surgery 1986

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Garcia SM, Tamaki S, Lee S, Wong A, Jose A, Dreux J, Kouklis G, Sbitany H, Seth R, Knott PD, Heaton C, Ryan WR, Kim EA, Hansen SL, Hoffman WY, Pomerantz JH. High-Yield Purification, Preservation, and Serial Transplantation of Human Satellite Cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2018 Mar 13; 10(3):1160-1174.
  2. Daniels KM, Yang Yu E, Maine RG, Heng Y, Yang L, Shi B, Corlew DS, Hoffman WY, Gregory GA. Palatal Fistula Risk after Primary Palatoplasty: A Retrospective Comparison of a Humanitarian Organization and Tertiary Hospitals. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2018 Jan 01; 16007.
  3. Cho GJ, Wang F, Garcia SM, Viner J, Hoffman WY, McDermott MW, Pomerantz JH. Recalcitrant Invasive Skin Cancer of the Scalp: Combined Extirpation and Microsurgical Reconstruction Without Cranioplasty. J Craniofac Surg. 2017 Mar; 28(2):325-330.

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